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About Us



Dani McVety, DVM and Mary Gardner, DVM are the founders of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, the largest network of veterinarians dedicated solely to end-of-life veterinary care.  As one of the first services of its kind, Lap of Love has quickly grown from one veterinarian in Tampa, Florida to over 50 vets around the United States in just 3 short years.  

Drs. McVety and Gardner frequently write and speak for professional and lay audiences on end-of-life veterinary topics in hopes of empowering both parties to seek the highest standards of care.  They have been featured on numerous local, national, and professional media outlets including ABC, Fox 13, University of Florida Alumni Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, DVM Newsmagazine, and many more. Both Drs. McVety and Gardner proudly graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.